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For those looking to return to the glory days of MMOs, Blizzard today announced the launch date for World of Warcraft Classic, the throwback iteration of the mega-popular title. As revealed over on the official WoW website this morning, World of Warcraft Classic is now slated to finally arrive later this summer on August 27. WoW Classic was first
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Whether you are a die-hard fan of the Diablo series, really into the mobile gaming scene, or just looking forward for the endless critiques, everyone is awaiting the release of the beleaguered Diablo Immortal. And, as it turns out, you may not need to wait too long. According to developer NetEase’s CFO Yang Zhaoxuan, the hack-and-slash mobile game is “pretty
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Blizzard has now revealed the 30th hero that will soon be joining the full roster of Overwatch in the coming weeks and his name is Baptiste. Baptiste is a support character in Overwatch but along with primarily being a healer, Baptiste can also deal out a bit more damage than other characters in the support class. Armed
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Are you still looking for more Overwatch to fill up your shelf or desk? Well, Blizzard and Hasbro are teaming up to deliver Overwatch Ultimates, a new line of action figures featuring the heroes of the popular shooter. So far confirmed in the set are Ana, Pharah, Mercy, Soldier 76, Reyes (Reaper), Lucio, Reinhardt, Tracer, and Sombra. The figures
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In the midst of yesterday’s unfortunate news dealing with the layoffs at Activision-Blizzard, more information about upcoming releases for 2019 were divulged during the publisher’s earnings call. Specifically, Blizzard’s president Collister Johnson announced that the company has no major releases planned for the 2019 calendar year. “We expect materially lower financial performance this year. 2018 benefited
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It’s been a rather odd start to 2019 for Activision Blizzard. To kick off the new year, the company’s previous CFO Spencer Neumann departed from the publisher which was then followed up by last week’s announcement that developer Bungie would be parting ways as well. Not to mention, the Activision Blizzard’s stock is currently sitting
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Overwatch’s Senior Animation Artist Justin Rasch talks through the behind the scenes creation of the Cookiewatch stop motion short video that premiered before the holidays. In Cookiewatch, Reaper attempts to steal Santa’s cookies with Tracer stopping him and Doomfist being delivered as a present and proceeding to destroy the last cookie. Reaper does get a
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Hearthstone released back in 2014 and in the four years it’s been around Blizzard have released 15 unique expansions for the game, each looking to add gameplay value in the form of new cards and single-player adventures. Rastakhan’s Rumble is just the latest in a long tradition of creative art design, constant support, and captivating
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As is tradition for Overwatch fans, a new season means that new seasonal events are on the horizon, and with the holidays in full swing, it’s time to get merry with all of your favorite characters next week. Blizzard has announced that the Winter Wonderland event will be returning for Overwatch players starting on December 11, 2018
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After the mess that was Diablo Immortal’s unveiling this past month at BlizzCon 2018, the core Diablo team at Blizzard has tried to assure fans that the mobile-only title isn’t the only project associated with the franchise that is in the pipeline. Recently, over on the official Blizzard forums, the Diablo devs posted a new statement that gave us a bit
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Blizzard’s Diablo series has been at the center of a ton of scrutiny since the harsh community backlash to the announcement of mobile game Diablo Immortal at BlizzCon 2018. While I think hype culture is partially to blame, I can still agree that Blizzard probably should have unveiled Diablo Immortal alongside another project, namely Diablo
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If you were one of the fans annoyed by the announcement of Diablo Immortal this past weekend, then this probably isn’t going to make you any happier. According to Kotaku, Blizzard was originally going to announce that Diablo 4 was in development at the studio this past weekend during BlizzCon, but cut the announcement at the last minute. According
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